Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician – Combined

The purpose of the Firefighter/EMT Combined program is to prepare a student with the academic standards and relevant technical knowledge to become a state certified Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician. Click here for additional program information.opens in a new window


792 hours, approximately 8 months (32 weeks)

testing requirements

Physical Entrance Test, Basic Skills Assessment & Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)


The Institute of Public Safety

Starting Salaries

Vary, averaging from $44,548 to 63,185*
*Based on local industry information

Recent Employers of Graduates

  • Lake County, Mount Dora, Tavares, Orlando, & Orange County Fire Departments
  • Lake Emergency Medical Services
  • Lake County Fire Rescue
  • Sumter County Fire Rescue

Starting Salaries

What you’ll learn

Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician – Combined Occupational Completion Points (OCP)

Master Plan of Instruction (PDFopens in a new windowopens in a new window & HTML)

  • Basic firefighting skills, Teamwork, Safety
  • Hazardous materials, Wildlands firefighting
  • Rope rescue, Perform physical exams
  • How to assess trauma & perform airway maintenance
  • How to assist patients with certain patient prescribed medications
  • Hospital & field internship hands-on experience (must be 18 years of age prior to the start of hospital/clinical experience)

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length
AFFP0030Firefighter I191 hrs
BFFP0031Firefighter II301 hrs
CEMS0110Emergency Medical Technician300 hrs


Our numbers

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Completion Rate*


Placement Rate*



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Data as reported to COE and is updated annually in December of each calendar year.
Placement calculation may exclude (if applicable) program completers that are awaiting exam results,
refused employment, continued post-secondary education, or may be otherwise unavailable for employment.

Firefighter School & EMT Program Orlando

Located near Orlando, FL, the combined EMT School & Firefighter School at Lake Technical College allows you to earn both Firefighter & EMT Certification in one program. We offer a rigorous Fire Academy combined with EMT Training to prepare the highest caliber first responders for immediate job placement. If you are searching for Fire Academy Near Me, Firefighter EMT School, Firefighter School Near Me, or Firefighter School Orlando, call us at (352) 589-2250 or apply online to get started today.

Instructor / contact


Donald Adams (FF)
Eric Harper (EMT)
Russell Darst (Contact)


Phone Number: IPS – 352.742.6463, x1925
Main Campus – 352.589.2250, x1880

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